General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 18 to 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening

Common names
  • Small Blacktip Ragwort
  • Black-Tipped Groundsel
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Senecio lugens
  • Synonym: Senecio canadensis

Photo Gallery
Location: Denali National Park and Preserve
Date: June
credit: denalinps
Location: Elbow Lake, Kananaskis area, Alberta; about 2300m elevation.
Date: 2010-07-26
Location: Sparrowhawk Tarns, Kananakis Area, Alberta; alpine zone, ~2500m elevation.
Date: 2010-08-27

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